Memorial markers for Zaha Hadid may be placed in the public right-of-way next to One Thousand Museum.
Commissioners are to vote on the proposal March 8.
The resolution states:
WHEREAS, Zaha Hadid was a visionary, ground-breaking architect who is internationally known for her buildings and theoretical and academic work; and
WHEREAS, Zaha Hadid transformed communities around the world with her public and private projects; and
WHEREAS, Zaha Hadid was the first female architect to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the most prestigious award in architecture; and
WHEREAS, Zaha Hadid designed the One Thousand Museum project, located at 1000 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida; and
WHEREAS, One Thousand Museum was one of Zaha Hadid’s last and most acclaimed projects; and
WHEREAS, Zaha Hadid unexpectedly passed away on March 31, 2016, at the age of sixty-five (65) in South Florida; and
WHEREAS, One Thousand Museum will serve as a reminder of Zaha Hadid’s legacy and her inimitable style and talent; and
WHEREAS, the Miami City Commission wishes to commemorate Zaha Hadid’s life and her contribution to the City of Miami’s skyline by placing marker designations in the public right-of-way at the intersection of Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast 10th Street and in the public right-of-way at the intersection of Northeast 2nd Avenue and Northeast 10th Street, Miami, Florida, at the steps of the One Thousand Museum project;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI, FLORIDA:
Section 1. The recitals and findings contained in the Preamble to this Resolution are adopted by reference and incorporated as if fully set forth in this Section.
Section 2. The placement of marker designations pursuant to Section 54-136(1) of the Code of the City of Miami, Florida, as amended, in the public right-of-way located at the intersection of Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast 10th Street and in the public right-of-way located at the intersection of Northeast 2nd Avenue and Northeast 10th Street, Miami, Florida, to commemorate architect Zaha Hadid, is authorized subject to all applicable permitting requirements.
Section 3. This Resolution shall become effective immediately upon its adoption and signature of the Mayor